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BBR Rankings: Schedule-Adjusted Offensive and Defensive Ratings (April 8, 2011)

Posted by Neil Paine on April 8, 2011

2010-11 NBA power rankings through the games played on April 7, 2011:

Rank Prev Team Cnf Div W L WPct Offense Rk Prv Defense Rk Prv Overall
1 1 Chicago Bulls E C 58 20 0.744 0.85 12 14 -6.37 2 1 7.22
2 3 Miami Heat E SE 54 24 0.692 4.19 4 4 -2.90 6 7 7.08
3 2 Los Angeles Lakers W P 55 23 0.705 3.47 6 3 -3.41 5 6 6.88
4 4 San Antonio Spurs W SW 60 19 0.759 4.27 3 5 -2.27 9 10 6.55
5 5 Boston Celtics E A 54 24 0.692 -0.59 18 18 -6.40 1 2 5.81
6 6 Orlando Magic E SE 50 29 0.633 0.64 14 13 -4.54 4 3 5.19
7 7 Denver Nuggets W NW 48 30 0.615 4.47 1 1 -0.51 13 16 4.98
8 8 Dallas Mavericks W SW 53 25 0.679 1.96 9 9 -2.17 10 9 4.13
9 9 Oklahoma City Thunder W NW 52 26 0.667 3.43 7 7 -0.30 15 14 3.73
10 10 Memphis Grizzlies W SW 44 34 0.564 0.26 16 15 -2.60 8 8 2.86
11 11 Houston Rockets W SW 41 38 0.519 4.33 2 2 2.01 20 20 2.32
12 12 Portland Trail Blazers W NW 46 33 0.582 1.69 10 10 -0.50 14 13 2.19
13 13 New Orleans Hornets W SW 45 33 0.577 -0.61 19 20 -2.80 7 5 2.19
14 14 Philadelphia 76ers E A 40 39 0.506 -0.33 17 17 -1.71 11 11 1.39
15 15 New York Knickerbockers E A 40 38 0.513 3.95 5 6 3.58 26 26 0.38
Rank Prev Team Cnf Div W L WPct Offense Rk Prv Defense Rk Prv Overall
16 16 Phoenix Suns W P 38 40 0.487 2.27 8 8 2.45 21 23 -0.18
17 17 Atlanta Hawks E SE 44 34 0.564 -0.63 20 19 -0.22 16 15 -0.41
18 18 Milwaukee Bucks E C 32 46 0.410 -5.91 30 30 -4.86 3 4 -1.06
19 19 Indiana Pacers E C 36 43 0.456 -2.38 23 23 -0.89 12 12 -1.49
20 20 Utah Jazz W NW 37 42 0.468 0.85 13 11 2.76 24 24 -1.91
21 21 Golden State Warriors W P 35 44 0.443 0.98 11 12 3.12 25 27 -2.14
22 22 Los Angeles Clippers W P 31 48 0.392 -1.64 22 22 1.25 19 19 -2.88
23 24 Detroit Pistons E C 27 51 0.346 0.31 15 16 4.83 29 29 -4.52
24 23 Charlotte Bobcats E SE 32 46 0.410 -4.17 27 25 0.48 17 17 -4.66
25 25 Sacramento Kings W P 23 55 0.295 -4.04 25 26 1.08 18 18 -5.12
26 26 Minnesota Timberwolves W NW 17 62 0.215 -3.21 24 24 2.69 23 22 -5.89
27 27 New Jersey Nets E A 24 54 0.308 -4.08 26 27 2.59 22 21 -6.68
28 28 Toronto Raptors E A 21 57 0.269 -0.65 21 21 6.22 30 30 -6.87
29 29 Washington Wizards E SE 21 57 0.269 -4.69 28 28 3.58 27 25 -8.28
30 30 Cleveland Cavaliers E C 17 61 0.218 -5.26 29 29 4.63 28 28 -9.89
HCA 3.35
LgRtg 108.01

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15 Responses to “BBR Rankings: Schedule-Adjusted Offensive and Defensive Ratings (April 8, 2011)”

  1. Neil Paine Says:

    Ken Pomeroy-ized ratings:

    Rank Team Adj-O Adj-D Pyth
    1 Chicago Bulls 108.87 101.64 0.723
    2 Miami Heat 112.20 105.12 0.714
    3 Los Angeles Lakers 111.48 104.60 0.709
    4 San Antonio Spurs 112.29 105.74 0.699
    5 Boston Celtics 107.42 101.61 0.685
    6 Orlando Magic 108.66 103.47 0.665
    7 Denver Nuggets 112.49 107.51 0.653
    8 Dallas Mavericks 109.98 105.85 0.631
    9 Oklahoma City Thunder 111.44 107.71 0.617
    10 Memphis Grizzlies 108.27 105.41 0.593
    11 Houston Rockets 112.35 110.03 0.573
    12 New Orleans Hornets 107.40 105.21 0.572
    13 Portland Trail Blazers 109.70 107.51 0.570
    14 Philadelphia 76ers 107.69 106.30 0.545
    15 New York Knickerbockers 111.97 111.59 0.512
    16 Phoenix Suns 110.28 110.46 0.494
    17 Atlanta Hawks 107.38 107.79 0.487
    18 Milwaukee Bucks 102.10 103.16 0.464
    19 Indiana Pacers 105.63 107.13 0.451
    20 Utah Jazz 108.87 110.78 0.439
    21 Golden State Warriors 108.99 111.14 0.432
    22 Los Angeles Clippers 106.38 109.26 0.407
    23 Detroit Pistons 108.32 112.85 0.361
    24 Charlotte Bobcats 103.84 108.50 0.351
    25 Sacramento Kings 103.98 109.10 0.338
    26 Minnesota Timberwolves 104.81 110.70 0.317
    27 Toronto Raptors 107.37 114.24 0.296
    28 New Jersey Nets 103.93 110.61 0.295
    29 Washington Wizards 103.32 111.60 0.254
    30 Cleveland Cavaliers 102.76 112.64 0.217
  2. P Middy Says:

    This just in: entire ESPN writing staff has declared Derrick Rose the MVP! Before any votes have been cast! (They must've learned how to count from Wisconsin Repubs).

    Pray to god they don't see this 7.22, otherwise it'll be, "see, even those useless statheads who use logic and numbers instead of GUTS and HEART to make decisions . . ."

  3. Anon Says:

    P Middy, when they say "stats don't matter", they actually mean "stats don't matter...if they don't support my preconceived argument".

  4. P Middy Says:

    Word to that. I'd like to see the term "value" taken literally. What would happen if you we took (all season totals here):

    points+rebounds+assists+blocks+steals-TO-(FTA-FTM)/dollars paid

    Who would come out on top?

  5. Jason J Says:

    @4 - Not sure, but I believe Rose, Love, and Griffin would be way up the list since they are on rookie pay scale.

  6. Dave Says:

    @4 I am wondering why wins is not a factor in your calculation? Is that not something you believe players can produce?

  7. huevonkiller Says:

    We already have win based stats, look at win shares, EWA, WARP, whatever.

    While not perfect they are much better then arbitrarily assigning credit for wins, like some fools out there enjoy doing.

  8. huevonkiller Says:

    #2 The 7.22 just shows how much they rely on defense to be an elite team. So it actually hurts the Rose lovers I would say.

  9. P Middy Says:

    #6 - win share. eff. Sure. Whatever you want to use. The idea is mostly to add up stats and divide by salary. There's no deep bball ideology involved here.

  10. P Middy Says:

    #8 - Rose backers would be hard pressed to admit it. I know what the exact effect is. It starts to overcome me when I watch him too. He is so fast, explosive, athletic, and has the jordan-like ability to hang in mid air and change shot attempts and still hit them. He's, despite Blake Griffin's dunk repertoire and LeBron's LeBroness, easily the most amazing player this season. It's hard to watch him abuse Rondo and not think he's the greatest.

    All that said, I still think he's third on my list after LeBron and Dwight in that order.

  11. Anon Says:

    "While not perfect they are much better then arbitrarily assigning credit for wins, like some fools out there enjoy doing."

    Preach.

  12. Matt Says:

    Neil, is there any way you can do this for the Nuggets just accounting for their post-Carmelo games? I'm curious how they would rank and how their defense stacks up.

  13. Neil Paine Says:

    Sure, I think I'm going to add a whole table of "post-deadline rankings" to my final regular-season rankings post on Thursday.

  14. Ben Says:

    Still like these rankings a lot. Would love to see updates during the playoffs if you're still game.

  15. Matt Says:

    I'll be very interested to see the post-deadline rankings. Are you doing the Stat Geek Smackdown again?